A different style of Guest House. Deceptively Spacious with a very large Dining/Entertainments Room added to the rear + lodges + gym/studio.
Located in the County Town for Dorset and now the home of the new Dorset Council, a Unitary Council. There are a number of Museums in the town and extensive plans for residential development including the famous and still growing suburb of Poundbury – the creation of HRH Prince Charles.
A stylish late 19th century house which has been imaginatively transformed and extended by the current owners to provide very comfortable accommodation for both guests and proprietors.
There are 7 letting bedrooms in the main house and in addition there are four more letting rooms in two self contained lodges to the rear of the garden which are situate in their own garden setting together with a further cabin currently housing a gymnasium. Generally, these lodges have been used for ‘overflow’ B&B accommodation but the agents believe that there is potential to increase occupancy and profitability by advertising them as family accommodation; Alternatively….
ART/POTTERY COURSES – The agents have identified the additional accommodation as suitable; namely the well lit Dining/Entertainments Room and North Facing Gymnasium – together with the picturesque landscapes and seascapes of Dorset close by
The current owners, a couple, have arranged the living accommodation to provide a large bedroom, man’s den, ladies dressing room with extensive fitted wardrobes and a luxury bathroom with shower cubicle, his and hers wash basins and w.c. – This private accommodation could provide three owners bedrooms.
Outside is a forecourt with parking for three cars (ample, unrestricted parking nearby). To the rear is a delightful enclosed garden + further lawn by the gym.
The business achieves a gross turnover approaching £100,000 p.a. with substantial profits for working proprietors but with considerable opportunity to increase turnover with better marketing of the lodges or themed Art Course Weeks hiring in specialist artist or potters in their field.
Price: £900,000 Freehold EPC: TBN